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Facebook profiles can be hijacked by Chrome extensions malware

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Cybercriminals are uploading malicious Chrome browser extensions to the official Chrome Web Store and use them to hijack Facebook accounts, according to security researchers from Kaspersky Lab. The rogue extensions are advertised on Facebook by scammers and claim to allow changing the color of profile pages, tracking profile visitors or even removing social media viruses. Continue reading Facebook profiles can be hijacked by Chrome extensions malware

Zero-Day vulnerability in Adobe Reader allows hacker to control system

Adobe released a Security advisory notifying about the new zero-day Vulnerability in the Adobe Reader. Hackers can exploit U3D memory corruption vulnerability (CVE-2011-2462) to crash the affected system and to potentially allow access to the system.

“We are in the process of finalizing a fix for the issue and expect to make available an update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x for Windows no later than the week of December 12, 2011. Continue reading Zero-Day vulnerability in Adobe Reader allows hacker to control system